If you have been charged with a crime, you need experienced legal counsel on your side. I am Chris Yturralde, and I am proud to serve the Imperial Valley with dedicated and knowledgeable legal representation in criminal law. From misdemeanor charges to felonies, I strive to protect my clients' freedoms and reputations.
If you retain the services of the Law Offices of Anna R. Yum, then you are teaming up with a former prosecutor who provides top-notch and aggressive legal representation. Our goal is to fight for you by providing the strongest possible defense. The government will be moving quickly to build a case against you. You must act quickly as well.
Most California DUI arrests begin with a traffic stop or a checkpoint. The officer asks you to perform a series of field sobriety tests and to blow twice into a handheld breathalyzer. After arrest, the cop usually will ask you to take a blood or breath test at the police station, jail or hospital (you’re required by law to take this test…refusing the chemical test may result in tougher California DUI penalties and a one-year drivers license suspension).
Charged with DUI? Here’s what you need to know to fight for your rights, minimize the legal consequences and protect your reputation. When you’re arrested for driving under the influence, it’s a demoralizing and confusing time. But you can take steps right now that may help you keep your driving privileges, get your charges reduced or even dismissed, and avoid a permanent record.
San Diego DUI Defense Lawyer Matt Terry begins with an informative consultation providing complete & accurate information for felony DUI arrests, misdemeanor DUI's and DMV license suspension for DUI arrests. Learn everything you can about what you are facing. Discuss your case with an actual trial lawyer focused exclusively on DUI prosecutions. Learn about the DMV: the suspensions, the costs, the restrictions - and most important, what can be done.
With law enforcement personnel concentrating more and more on drunk driving and drugged driving, traffic stops and arrests for driving under the influence are on the rise. Penalties are harsh, even for a first offender. In some cases, additional factors could lead to a felony charge. An experienced DUI lawyer will challenge the evidence against you, and provide you with the best chance of a successful defense.
Mr. Springmeyer worked as a federal judicial extern for the Honorable Magistrate Judge Ruben B. Brooks, Southern District of California. He has also worked for the San Diego County Public Defender in the Multiple Conflicts Office, the Legal Aid Society of San Diego—where he worked in their Pro Bono Clinics, and the United States Attorney’s Officer for the Southern District of California where he worked in the Narcotics Enforcement Section.
One of the things that makes Chris Sohovich such a desirable DUI attorney for those who require representation is that he knows how the prosecution operates. He’s been on the other side of the courtroom, and he knows what questions they’re going to ask before they even ask them. That gives him, and his clients and advantage that not all defense attorneys can provide.
There is no such thing as a “minor” criminal charge. This is particularly true if you are a permanent immigrant, non-immigrant, or an undocumented alien. A criminal charge, whether it a misdemeanor or a felony, can create serious consequences. The stakes can be high because a conviction will often include paying heavy fines, some local jail time or long term imprisonment.
You will find my services to be both effective and cost efficient. I focus my practice exclusively on DUI and Vehicle Code related charges. You will personally meet with and speak with me throughout the duration of your case. If you have been arrested, please do not hesitate to contact me immediately to discuss your case at no charge!
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